Researcher biography

PhD (2008), MA (1998), BA (1997) – University of Bucharest

Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Bucharest

Researcher, Foundations of Modern Thought Research Centre, University of Bucharest

Book Review Editor, Journal of Early Modern Studies, Zeta Book, Bucharest

Go8 European Fellowship, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (July-October 2012).
Huntington Francis Bacon Fellowship, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California (October 2011).
NEC Scholarship, New Europe College, Bucharest (October 2006 – June 2007).
OSI/FCO Chevening Scholarship, Oxford, St. Hilda’s College (October 2005 – June 2006).
Principle Investigator of UEFISCDI research grant 368/2015, An Intellectual History of the Imagination: Bridging Literature, Philosophy and Science in Early Modern and Enlightenment England (2015-2017)
ERC Starting Grant 241125 MOM Medicine of the Mind and the Reconfiguration of Natural Philosophy: A New Interpretation of Francis Bacon (PI: Prof. Guido Giglioni), 2009-2014.
CNCSIS Research Grant IDEI-PCE (2008) 2067 Science, politics and utopia in the Republic of Letters: early modern models of the production and dissemination of knowledge (Director: Prof. Vlad Alexandrescu), 2009-2011.
CNCSIS Research Grant IDEI-PCE (2008) 1980 The cultural institution of literature from early to late modernity (Director: Prof. Mihaela Irimia), 2009-2011.
UB Research Grant IDEI-UB (In)hospitable translations: Shakespeare adapted] (Director: Prof. Madalina Nicolaescu), 2008.
CNCSIS research grant IDEI-PN2 ODISEI (Director: Prof. Mihaela Irimia), 2007-2008.
CDC-CEU Course Development Grant Shaping the Republic of Letters: Philosophy, Science and Religion in the 17th Century (Director: Prof. Dana Jalobeanu), 2007-2008.